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By jewells


Well Hi everyone havent been on for a long time but thought not alot to do in this rain, woop woop so pop on for a chat. well I had a job to do last week in someones garden and i have to say it was the most horrid of jobs. The client had just bought a new home, great house and a very loved back garden, by the previous owner. Anyway to cut a long story short we had to go in and remove all of these lovely plants and lawn completely destroy it and lay it to all turf. well it was terrible but we had tried to change the clients plans but they were set in stone. someone had spent many years tending and loveing this garden and I wanted to cry. To help me recover I told my colleague that we would have to save all the plants. So we did and my were there alot of plants, they are all now potted and tucked up safe and loved in our polytunnel and we can pass them on to people who love plants. I can sleep at night now as i feel they would have all ended up in a brown bin if we had not saved them. Its quite sad but I would have felt like a wicked gardener if I had not saved them. Plants are so lovely and give myself and others alot of joy. If i said this to others they may think I am mad so had to tell you instead, thanks for listening lol :)

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Well done on rescuing all the plants :o)

9 Apr, 2012


Oh I agree, to a lover of plants that would have been a grave sacrilege, you are not mad at all, I know its each to his own but cannot believe how boring it would be to live in the middle of a golf course type garden...

9 Apr, 2012


just deleted one oh and also put all the turf we took up on freecycle and it all went so nothing wasted !!!!

9 Apr, 2012


Oops, commented on the other one!!

9 Apr, 2012


Oh, I'm wincing here - they must be people who know nothing about gardening and care even less. Hope they all survive and find good homes, only rescues I've done in the last 6 months have been one seedling Mahonia and, joy of joys, a seedling Fatsia that I discovered lurking round the back the other day. No idea where I'll put it, but I'll find somewhere suitable, either here or for a customer... I do have a rescue hydrangea from autumn last year, and what was a seedling eucalyptus, now planted 18 months here... I can't bear to bin them when I find them.

9 Apr, 2012


I'm pleased for you and the plants you rescued.
Some people are just plain boring :o(((((

10 Apr, 2012

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